One of the premier institutes of India, IIT Hyderabad in partnership with IIT Guwahati, has claimed that its researchers have unravelled working of a protein that repairs damaged DNA. The team has discovered the mechanism by which these repair proteins assemble when DNA is under threat. The researchers studied the action of one specific protein, called alkB homolog 3 (ALKBH3) and stumbled upon this positive result.
According to new research by the Physical Research Laboratory in collaboration with IIT-Bombay has reported ‘unequivocal evidence’ of existence a perennial river ‘Saraswati’ on the plains of northwestern India which researchers find mentions in the ancient texts of Rig Veda.
Crux of the Matter
According to a recent statement by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) in the Lok Sabha on providing an exit option to students, 7248 students have dropped out from India’s premier engineering institutes like Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) & International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT).